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Climate change, agriculture and food security: proven approaches and new investments

27 September 2012,
8:30 to 13:00

To improve information sharing and promote networking, CTA, the DG DEVCO from the European Commission, the ACP Secretariat, Concord organize bimonthly briefings on key issues and challenges for rural development in the context of ACP-EU cooperation. The Briefing on 27 September 2012 will be organized in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). It will address issues related agriculture and food security in a changing climate and how agriculture can increase resilience to climate change effects. In particular, it will: (i) raise awareness in ACP countries on the key challenges posed to agriculture by climate changes; (ii) increase exchange of information and expertise on strategies to develop climate-smart agriculture and proven successes; and (iii) facilitate networking among development partners.

Input and comments before, during and after the meetings will be included in the Briefings blog: Registration is also possible on the blog. A short report and a Reader in printed and electronic format will be produced shortly after the meeting.

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